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UF researchers studying impacts of Hurricane Dean

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

Many Gators go to the Mexican state of Quintana Roo for a relaxing Spring Break vacation. Assistant professors Eric Keys and Corene Matyas went there for a different reason on September 10.

Lassiter to be inducted into Building Construction Hall of Fame

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction at the University of Florida will induct noted Palm Beach developer William G. Lassiter into the school’s Construction Hall of Fame at 11 a.m. Friday.

New York Times: Mildred Maldonado-Molina

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

Mildred Maldonado-Molina, assistant professor of epidemiology, was quoted in a Sept. 27 New York Times article about the popularity of cigarette smoking among fashion models. She was lead author of […]

Graham Center presents first public lecture series

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Bob Graham Center for Public Service has organized a lecture series on civic engagement this year as the first in what is to become a host of public events the Gainesville community can look forward to from the new University of Florida center.

Florida Tomorrow

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

“Florida Tomorrow: The Campaign for the University of Florida” – more than just a set of words, this theme for the effort to raise more than $1 billion is a rallying call to everyone associated with this university. The results of this capital campaign over the next five years are critical to what the future holds for this institution and everything that takes place here.

UF toxicology lab to assess effects of pollutants on sharks

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sending commonly prescribed medications down the drain may be taking a bite out of the environment — at least when it comes to shark habitat, University of Florida veterinary scientists say.

UF School of Theatre and Dance presents “The Cherry Orchard” comedy

Published: Sep 26th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Florida — The School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Florida College of Fine Arts presents Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard,” a contemporary version of the early 20th century classic. Mikell Pinkney directs the production running Sep. 28 – Oct. 7 in the Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion’s Constans Theatre on the UF campus.

Internationally known photographers to exhibit at UF Galleries

Published: Sep 26th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An internationally renowned couple, Jerry
Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor, bring their unique style of
photographic imaging and composition to the University Gallery
Sept. 25 – Nov. 9 at the University of Florida.

Diet rich in fatty acids could thwart diabetes onset

Published: Sep 26th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Omega-3 fatty acids have long been touted for their heart-healthy and brain-boosting benefits. Consider cod liver oil, fortified infant formula and enriched eggs.

Florida Players announce fall productions

Published: Sep 26th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Players have announced three upcoming productions for the fall 2007 season. “The Shape of Things” written by Neil Labute debuts on Oct. 4 and continues through Oct. 7 at the Phillips Center Blackbox Theatre. “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” written by Bert V. Royal will be presented Oct. 25-28 at the McGuire Blackbox Theatre. And Nov. 29-Dec. 2 at the Phillips Center Blackbox Theatre will be “The House of Yes,” written by Wendy MacLeod.